Graphene in the aquatic environment: adsorption, dispersion, toxicity and transformation.

@article{Zhao2014GrapheneIT,
  title={Graphene in the aquatic environment: adsorption, dispersion, toxicity and transformation.},
  author={Jian Zhao and Zhenyu Wang and Jason C. White and Baoshan Xing},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 17},
  pages={
          9995-10009
        }
}
Graphene-family nanomaterials (GFNs) including pristine graphene, reduced graphene oxide (rGO) and graphene oxide (GO) offer great application potential, leading to the possibility of their release into aquatic environments. Upon exposure, graphene/rGO and GO exhibit different adsorption properties toward environmental adsorbates, thus the molecular interactions at the GFN-water interface are discussed. After solute adsorption, the dispersion/aggregation behaviors of GFNs can be altered by… Expand
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